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Northern Colorado Vets STAND-DOWN
Posted By admin On November 13, 2008 @ 1:22 pm In Area News | Comments Disabled
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Veteran Employment Programs is hosting the second annual Northern Colorado Veterans STAND-DOWN, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Catholic Charities-The Mission, 460 Linden Center Drive, Fort Collins. It will be a day for any veteran who may be in need, may be homeless, potentially homeless, or who would simply just like to join other veterans for the day and receive some free services for the service they provided to our country.
The services provided for the day will be a hot meal, clothing items and basic living essentials, basic dental services, pneumonia and flu shots, assistance with Veterans Affairs eligibility claims, haircuts, job placement services, VA application and DD214 application assistance, and anyone in need of referral to supportive services. All services will be provided free of charge.
Various organizations will be on site including the VA Hospital, Colorado Department of Labor, Vet Center, Larimer County Veteran Services, Larimer County Human Services, Larimer County Workforce Center Veterans Unit, as well as various other veterans’ organizations.
For More Information Call: (970) 498-6651/6652/6656.
Funding for the Stand-Down is being provided by the Colorado Board of Veterans Affairs from the Veterans Trust. The event is also being sponsored by American Legion Post 109, Windsor, Colo.
Anyone who would like to make a donation of non-perishable food items, please drop them off at The Mission anytime before Nov. 18. There will be a drop off box located there.
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